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Lee Richmond
August 31, 2012

Nyan Nyan Cat Rspec Formatter (Matt P)

https://github.com/sc-raptor/nyan-cat-formatter

An “interesting” way to format your RSpec results, All you have to do is:

  1. gem install nyan-cat-formatter
  2. echo ‘–format NyanCatFormatter’ >> .rspec

then run your specs and watch the cat fly!!!

Maid (Lee)

https://github.com/benjaminoakes/maid

Be lazy and let the maid cleanup unused files after you based on the rules you define.

API Matchers (Lee)

https://github.com/tomas-stefano/api_matchers

API Matchers is a set of RSpec matchers built to help test your API end points

Thoughtbot Learn (Lee)

https://learn.thoughtbot.com/

The folks at Thoughtbot (also the company with the mega awesome blog name “Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots”) have combined all their educational resources into one rather nice simple looking site. Well worth a look for Ruby and Rails developers new or old.